GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2013-72
HOUSE BILL 903
AN ACT to require all constituent institutions of the university of north carolina to fully adhere to the comprehensive articulation agreement with the north carolina community college system regarding the transfer of courses and academic credits between the two systems and the admission of transfer students and to direct the university of north carolina and the north Carolina community college system to report biannually regarding the agreement to the joint legislative education oversight committee.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 116-11 is amended by adding a new subdivision to read:
"(10c) The Board of Governors shall require each constituent institution to adhere fully to the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement between The University of North Carolina and the North Carolina Community College System that addresses the transfer of courses and academic credits between the two systems and the admission of transfer students. The Board of Governors shall further ensure that the agreement is applied consistently among the constituent institutions. The University of North Carolina and the North Carolina Community College System shall conduct biannual joint reviews of the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement to ensure that the agreement is fair, current, and relevant for all students and institutions and shall report their findings to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee, including all revisions to the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement and reports of noncompliance by November 1 of each year. The University of North Carolina and the North Carolina Community College System shall also jointly develop an articulation agreement advising tool for students, parents, and faculty to simplify the course transfer and admissions process."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 5th day of June, 2013.
s/ Daniel J. Forest
President of the Senate
s/ Thom Tillis
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Pat McCrory
Approved 4:12 p.m. this 12th day of June, 2013